Abdi Latif Dahir

Abdi Latif Dahir

@Lattif

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@nytimes East Africa Correspondent. email: abdi.dahir@nytimes.com

Nairobi, Kenya
Joined on April 22, 2009
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It’s #AfricaDay - the annual commemoration of African unity and a celebration of the diverse cultures across the continent.

We’ve partnered with the @_AfricanUnion to launch a special emoji. Activate it using these hashtags in 6 of the official languages of the African Union 👇 https://t.co/ERJy3NBCYB

It’s #AfricaDay - the annual commemoration of African unity and a celebration of the diverse cultures across the continent. We’ve partnered with the @_AfricanUnion to launch a special emoji. Activate it using these hashtags in 6 of the official languages of the African Union 👇 https://t.co/ERJy3NBCYB

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“They can’t excommunicate me because I am not going anywhere”: ⁦@journokwasi⁩ on the ‘cradle Catholic’ promoting family planning in Ghana. 📸: ⁦@AccraPhotohttps://t.co/3ahiDXwhg2

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This story by my colleague ⁦@damiencave⁩ is not just a great profile of ⁦@jacindaardern⁩ but is also a piece about history, systems of governance and how the political culture of New Zealand enables her success as a leader. Read it. https://t.co/b6zSghSv5U

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Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America https://t.co/tghO85lixX

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The front page of The New York Times for May 24, 2020 https://t.co/d14JhFp4CP

The front page of The New York Times for May 24, 2020 https://t.co/d14JhFp4CP

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#EidMubarak everyone. Here’s to thriving, to balding, to ‘agonizing over sentences’ and to spreading love amid lockdowns. Stay healthy and safe! #HappyEid https://t.co/8Yx9aBc541

#EidMubarak everyone. Here’s to thriving, to balding, to ‘agonizing over sentences’ and to spreading love amid lockdowns. Stay healthy and safe! #HappyEid https://t.co/8Yx9aBc541

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The coronavirus pandemic has taken an incalculable death toll. We're putting names and faces to the numbers. Here are some of their stories. https://t.co/N3ZgeiHFFW

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What could China’s move to strengthen control over Hong Kong with new security laws yield? And why did it propose this now? ⁦@rickgladstone⁩ provides some pertinent answers on these and other issues. https://t.co/sp0OglSqOU

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“We stay physically apart but find unity in the rituals of fasting and feasting,” @Lattif writes of Ramadan during the coronavirus pandemic. “Things might be falling apart, but I have come to find comfort and continuity in the small things.” https://t.co/V5RNSQYFcM

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The virtual literary festival @AfrolitSansFro1 returns on Monday. Here is our story by @Lattif: https://t.co/dOSoENSM9X And here is the schedule of events: https://t.co/nmCTCsZTZ9

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I have fasted every Ramadan since I was nine years old and this was a Ramadan like no other. For @nytimes global live briefing, I write about finding comfort and continuity while fasting in the midst of a pandemic. #HappyEid everyone! https://t.co/bXiMQsHC6U https://t.co/iIAyMf37aX

I have fasted every Ramadan since I was nine years old and this was a Ramadan like no other. For @nytimes global live briefing, I write about finding comfort and continuity while fasting in the midst of a pandemic. #HappyEid everyone! https://t.co/bXiMQsHC6U https://t.co/iIAyMf37aX

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"We eat baklava on all occasions": With Istanbul under lockdown, @carlottagall on the baklava makers making and delivering the nation's favorite sweet. https://t.co/WcHqsSvH6d

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"People can work in two-week cycles, on the job for four days then, by the time they might become infectious, 10 days at home in lockdown": How to reopen the economy by exploiting the coronavirus’s weak spot. https://t.co/3lvjCok71s

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Breaking News: If the U.S. had begun imposing social distancing measures one week earlier than it did in March, about 36,000 fewer people would have died in the coronavirus outbreak, according to new estimates from Columbia University researchers https://t.co/phnyEgZice

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Congrats to the @ColumbiaJournMA Class of 2020, who graduate from @Columbia today! You all traveled far and wide to report remarkable stories this year, and we look forward to seeing what you accomplish next. We can't wait to welcome you back to Pulitzer Hall soon. #RoarLions2020 https://t.co/4iCl1o0UuB

Congrats to the @ColumbiaJournMA Class of 2020, who graduate from @Columbia today! You all traveled far and wide to report remarkable stories this year, and we look forward to seeing what you accomplish next. We can't wait to welcome you back to Pulitzer Hall soon. #RoarLions2020 https://t.co/4iCl1o0UuB

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⚠️ Alert: Social media and messaging apps disrupted in #Burundi on election day; real-time network data show Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram and WhatsApp unavailable via leading network operators; incident ongoing 📉

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⚠️ Alert: Social media and messaging apps disrupted in #Burundi on election day; real-time network data show Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram and WhatsApp unavailable via leading network operators; incident ongoing 📉 📰 https://t.co/lPlbogsFLZ https://t.co/T9CGP2wPB8

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"The time for change has come": Burundians are off to the polls today to elect a successor to President Pierre Nkurunziza following a tense election period clouded by the pandemic. Our story with insight from voters, political experts & human rights bodies https://t.co/WvYldIXbgP

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Rumi is often called a mystic, a saint, an enlightened man. Why is he hardly ever described as a Muslim? https://t.co/JjA4uvveBA

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“The time to retire and take leave from the great theater of action and take leave from public life and office has finally arrived”: @lynseychutel & @ElianPeltier on the resignation of Lesotho’s leader, long suspected in the killing of his estranged wife. https://t.co/cWJn6hCVLZ

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